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Licensed

  1. Probate: 35%
    1 year
  2. Estate Planning: 30%
    1 year
  3. Tax: 15%
    1 year
  4. Wills: 10%
    1 year
  5. Trusts: 10%
    1 year

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Brink Bennett Flaherty PLLC

7800 North Mopac, Ste 200
Austin, TX, 78759

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MOGood Standing, Active200401/08/2013
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200208/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2014
Rising StarTexas Monthly Magazine2013
Rising StarTexas Monthly Magazine2012
Rising StarTexas Monthly Magazine2011
Rising StarTexas Monthly Magazine2010
Rising StarTexas Monthly Magazine2009
Rising StarTexas Monthly Magazine2008
Rising StarTexas Monthly Magazine2007
Rising StarTexas Monthly Magazine2006
Rising StarTexas Monthly Magazine2005
Order of the CoifNorthwestern University School of Law2002
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyBrink Bennett Flaherty PLLC2015 - Present
AttorneyBennett Flaherty PLLC2008 - 2015
AttorneyWinstead PC2007 - 2008
AttorneyJenkens & Gilchrist PC2002 - 2007
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
REPTL ReporterEditorial Board2009 - Present
Austin Tax Study GroupMember2002 - Present
Austin Bar AssociationMember2002 - Present
Austin Bar Association, Estate Planning & Probate SectionPresident2011 - 2012
Austin Bar Association, Estate Planning & Probate SectionPresident-Elect2010 - 2011
State Bar of Texas, Tax SectionChair - Estate and Gift Tax Committee2010 - 2011
Austin Bar Association, Estate Planning & Probate SectionTreasurer2009 - 2010
Austin Bar Association, Estate Planning & Probate SectionDirector2008 - 2014
State Bar of Texas, Tax SectionVice Chair - Estate and Gift Tax Committee2008 - 2010
Northwestern University Law ReviewAssociate Editor2000 - 2002
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
REPTL Reporter, Vol 53, No 2Estate and Gift Tax Developments2015
Texas Bar CLE Intermediate Estate Planning & Probate CourseAccidental Minor Inheritance: UTMA vs. 142 Trusts vs. 1301 Trusts vs. Account FBO a Minor2014
REPTL Reporter, Vol 52, No 4Estate and Gift Tax Developments2014
25th Annual Estate Planning and Probate Drafting CourseDrafting with High Exemptions and Portability2014
REPTL Reporter, Vol 53, No 1Estate and Gift Tax Developments2014
REPTL Reporter, Vol. 52, No. 2Estate and Gift Tax Developments2013
Austin Bar Assoc., Estate Plan'g & Probate SectionMarital Deduction Planning in 20132013
REPTL Reporter, Vol. 51, No. 1 and 2Estate and Gift Tax Developments2013
REPTL Reporter, Vol. 47, No. 3Estate and Gift Tax Update2009
Trial MagazineTax Relief for Employment Plaintiffs2005
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Northwestern University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
University of KansasAccounting & Business AdministrationBS - Bachelor of Science1992
Board Certified - Estate Planning & ProbateN/ATexas Board of Legal SpecializationN/A
Certified Public AccountantN/AN/AN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Corpus Christi Estate Planning CouncilRethinking the A/B Plan2014
Austin Bar Assoc., Estate Plan'g & Probate SectionMarital Deduction Planning in 20132013
36th Annual Adv. Estate Planning and Probate CourseEstate Planning & Probate 1012012
Austin Chapter of the Texas Society of CPA'sAdvanced GRAT Planning2009
Austin Tax Study GroupGrantor Trusts: Overview, Recent Developments & Advanced Planning with GRATs2008
Trial MagazineTax Relief for Employment Plaintiffs2005
Texas Tax MonthlyRecent Developments in Estate and Inheritance Tax2005
Austin Tax Study GroupAmerican Jobs Creation Act of 2004, Changes Regarding Tax Shelters and Tax Opinions2005
Austin Business JournalCostly Cash: New Law Penalizes Many Deferred Executive Compensation Plans2005
Annual Tax Conference of the Austin Chapter of the Texas Society of CPA'sAmerican Jobs Creation Act of 2004: Selected Highlights and New Guidance2005
Conference Name UNknownNew Rules Require Changes2004
Conference Name UNknownFamily Limited Partnership Tax Traps & Planning Opportunities2004